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THOMAS JOHNES, ESQ. Memoirs of the life of Sir John Froissart

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THOMAS JOHNES, ESQ.
Memoirs of the life of Sir John Froissart
page 129



fus aMb been a fmall cut for the 288th chapter. Rapk is very brief, p. 289. ; (till briefer, M. profeflbr Schrôkh, in the Annotations on Guthrie, •vol. xiii. part i. p. 557. SUPPLEMENT VI. & VII. Conclufion of the 393d leaf of the manufcript of 27 lines: € En la marche/ &c. (32) The S94th and 395th leaf according to the text of Sauvage, as Rehdiger has corrected it : * Et pour leur logis/ &c. ' Commencement of the 396th leaf of the manufcript of 22 lines : € De la monclaue,' &c. (36) Sec Sauvagefs text, vol. ii. p. 296, as far as p. 298 eight lines. Froiflkrt's circumftantialnefs is controlled with Rapin's very brief relation, p. 293. In Guthrie and Hume, wc need not look for this adventure. Of the enterprifes of John of Vienne, Hume, p. 227. and Guthrie, p. 543. give a fhort account. On both miffing leaves, muft have been two fmaller, if not one large drawing. It is true, that Froiflart, in relating petty war-adventures, duels, and knights* hiftories, is uncommonly prolix ; as, for example, in the preceding chapters; but the noble fimplicity with which he relates them is fo captivating that the tirefome collation of the printed editions with the manufcript, which I have begun, has added to the length, it is true, but makes amends by its entertainment m


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